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  • UConn Foundation To Raise $150 million for Scholarships

    UConn Foundation To Raise $150 million for Scholarships
    The UConn Foundation has endorsed a five-year $150 million fundraising initiative that will include $50 million in scholarships that will be paid out over the next decade. The remaining $100 million will be part of an endowment, foundation officials...
  • A battle for UC's soul

    The current tension over proposed tuition hikes at the University of California — as much as 5% each year for the next five years — shouldn't be mistaken for just another debate about how much students can or should pay. It's nothing less than...
  • A guide to figuring out your real cost of college

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Many parents will not learn how much they must pay for their children's college education until financial aid packages arrive this spring. By then it may be too late to get a better deal. Families need to be smarter about this...
  • The high cost of dormitory living

    The high cost of dormitory living
    With colleges spending billions on lavish housing developments, it's easy to think that all students are living large. The sad reality? Student homelessness in higher education is a larger issue than most realize, with tens of thousands across the country...
  • Personal finance Q&A: Does disability erase student loan liability?

    Dear Liz: My nephew was persuaded by a recruiter to attend a for-profit technical college. Then, once he entered, his "advisors" persuaded him to take many, many classes — at full price — always handing him student loan paperwork to get more...
  • This video game can help seniors get into college

    This video game can help seniors get into college
    High school senior Alex Chinchilla sometimes missed deadlines for college recommendation letters and essays. The consequences were great — but not real. He was playing a video game meant to encourage students like him to apply to college and...
  • Enlace helps Little Village students achieve college dreams

     Enlace helps Little Village students achieve college dreams
    Brian Cruz was only 12 when he came to Chicago's Little Village neighborhood from Mexico four years ago. He knew practically no English, but through hard work gained near-native fluency. Now he's a junior at World Language High School and it's time to...
  • City leaders want South L.A. to get Promise Zone federal grant status

    City leaders want South L.A. to get Promise Zone federal grant status
    Stung by South Los Angeles' exclusion from a program that gives communities a leg up in qualifying for millions of dollars in development grants, business, education and religious leaders from the region are banding together for a second try at winning...
  • Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt

    Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt
    Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees. At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
  • Senate leader offers alternative to UC tuition hike proposal

    Concerned that a surge in out-of-state students at the University of California may put residents at a disadvantage, Senate leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) on Thursday called for UC administrators to significantly boost tuition for nonresidents. In...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...